Leading Economic Indicators
Twelfth graders collect the data of the leading economic indicators over the last six months and create graphs plotting the data. They analyze/evaluate the data collected in order to predict economic trends for the next six month period.
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Beyond the Gold—The Alaska Gold Rushes
Inquiry, investigation, and research are the hallmarks of a instructional activity that asks class members to examine a variety of primary and secondary sources about the Alaskan gold rushes. Groups then present their findings in the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Difference is in the Margins
Twelfth graders analyze marginal costs and marginal benefits. In this economics lesson, 12th graders determine and compare the marginal costs and marginal benefits as they research public policy issues and compose position papers. The...
12th Social Studies & History
How can you use aggregate demand and supply to illustrate economic growth? Savvy economics instructor Mr. Clifford illustrates how interest rates affect aggregate demand and supply in the long and short run, and how long run aggregate...
3 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Dow And Jones: Wizards of Wall Street
Students view a documentary on Mr. Dow and Mr. Jones. The Dow-Jones Industrial Average is the most commonly used economic indicator in American finance. After viewing, students discuss what they saw and complete a timeline to chart stock...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History